SAPPHIRES - The Gem of Royalty

September's Heavenly Birthstone

One of the most sought after gemstone by royalty, sapphires symbolize nobility, truth & sincerity. Buddhists believe sapphires enhances spiritual enlightenment, Hindus use it during worship, early Christian kings trusted in their power of protection and used them in their ecclesiastical rings & in the Bible it was believed the Ten Commandments were engraved on tablet of sapphire. This explicates why blue sapphires are connected to the heavens & known as the bestower of truth
Traditionally thought to be only of blue colour, sapphires are available in a spectrum of colours with the striking pinkish-orange Padparadscha being the rarest